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10/16/2017 - 3:00pm

Expanding Cancer Research in Ethiopia

To understand cervical cancer in Ethiopia, U-M’s Rozek has developed a new screening and survey of women. She hopes to compare it with results from other countries in Asia and the Middle East.

“The global burden of cancer is increasing at unsustainable rates, with the largest increases in low- and middle-income countries,” Rozek said. By looking at cancer around the world, she hopes to develop targeted prevention strategies and guide policy recommendations.

09/28/2017 - 11:45am

Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies

Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool is a simulation model and web-based tool, hosted at the U-M School of Public Health, which can help predict the potential state-by-state impact of changing policies, such as raising cigarette taxes, implementing smoke-free air laws and increasing tobacco control expenditures on deaths avoided and years of life gained.
09/27/2017 - 11:45am

Researchers Find Drug Combo Effective Against Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

In the hunt for novel treatments against an aggressive form of breast cancer, University of Michigan researchers recently combined a new protein inhibitor with a chemotherapy drug.
09/25/2017 - 10:30am

Labyrinth chip could help monitor aggressive cancer stem cells

A new chip etched with fluid channels sends blood samples through a hydrodynamic maze to separate out rare circulating cancer cells into a relatively clean stream for analysis. It is already in use in a breast cancer clinical trial.
09/25/2017 - 8:45am

Immune response prognostic for prostate cancer survival, recurrence and response to radiation therapy

A new study finds that immune response in prostate cancer may be able to forecast how patients will respond to radiation therapy, as well as their likelihood of disease recurrence and survival outcomes.

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